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maraschino a very sweet liqueur or cordial distilled from the juice and crushed pits of a wild cherry.
maraschino cherry a cherry preserved in a sweet red syrup that is flavored with maraschino.
marasmus a gradual wasting away of the body, esp. in babies, usu. caused by an inability to assimilate food.
Marathon a plain in southeastern Greece where the Athenians defeated the Persians in 490 B.C.
marathon a cross-country footrace of 26.2 miles. [3 definitions]
marathoner a person who competes in a footrace of twenty-six miles or any other long-distance test of endurance.
maraud to rove about in search of plunder; make a raid. [2 definitions]
marauder one who raids or invades in order to plunder.
maravilla a leafy wildflower having fragrant, tubular, evening-blooming flowers ranging in color from white to deep pink and found in sandy and desert areas from southern California to Mexico.
marble a metamorphic form of limestone, found in many colors and varieties, that can be cut and polished to a hard, shiny surface. [7 definitions]
marble cake a cake having a streaked or marbled appearance, made by partly mixing together a light and a dark batter.
marbleize to color or mix with streaks and veins in imitation of real marble.
marbling a streaked or mottled pattern like that of marble. [3 definitions]
marc the pulp remaining from grapes, apples, or the like that have been pressed for juice. [3 definitions]
marcasite a common, light-colored mineral, chemically like pyrite but differing in crystalline structure. [2 definitions]
marcel a once-popular hairstyle consisting of deep, even waves put into the hair with a curling iron. [2 definitions]
Marcel Proust a French author (b.1871--d.1922).
March the third month of the Gregorian calendar year, having thirty-one days.
march to walk with a steady, regular stride, esp. in step with others. [10 definitions]
marchesa an Italian noblewoman, ranking with a marchioness, and just above a countess.
marchese an Italian nobleman, ranking with a marquis, and just above a count.